Dementia Outreach Service (County)

Elderly lady talking to a staff memberWe aim to ensure improved quality of care for people with dementia in care homes by providing specialist assessment and support.

We provide mental healthcare support to people of any age with a diagnosis of dementia and who live in a residential care home or care home with nursing.

This service is available across the county of Nottinghamshire. You can find information for the service in the city on the Nottingham City Specialist Dementia Outreach Team page. There is a separate service in Newark and Sherwood.

 

Service opening hours

Monday to Friday from 8:30am - 4:30pm.

 

Accessing our service

The service can be accessed via the Older People's Community Mental Health Team in each area.

Written referrals are accepted from your GP, community matrons, adult social care and health, continuing healthcare team, mental health intermediate care teams and direct from care home managers.

For further information about this service, contact Emma Hutton, Service Manager on: 0115 969 1300 ext 15052

For more information see our Dementia Outreach County Brochure.pdf[pdf] 332KB

 

Contact us

County Dementia Outreach Service, Hazelwood House, Highbury Hospital, Highbury Road, Bulwell, Nottingham, NG6 9DR
Telephone: 0115 8760128
 

Help in a crisis

Outside of office hours please contact your GP service, NHS 111, or in an emergency go to your local Accident and Emergency (A&E) department.

 

Information for health professionals

How to refer someone to this service

Written referrals are accepted from GPs, community matrons, adult social care and health, continuing healthcare team, mental health intermediate care teams and direct from care home managers.
 

Lead clinician

Louise Page
 

Service commissioned by

Nottingham North and East Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), Rushcliffe CCG, Nottingham West CCG, Mansfield and Ashfield CCG, Bassetlaw CCG.

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